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  • Norman Thomas

    Norman Charles Thomas, 88, of Manhattan, died March 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Nov. 5, 1926. He was the former owner and operator of Thomas Sign and Sales in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be .

  • MHS girls handle Trojans, advance to state

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced to next week’s Class 6A state basketball tournament with a 62-40 win over Topeka High in Saturday night’s sub-state semifinal at the MHS gymnasium. The Indians won every quarter to defeat .

  • Williams, Thomas out for Wildcats

    AUSTIN, Texas — Kansas State could lock up the No. 6 seed for the Big 12 tournament and a first round bye with a win today against Texas, but the Wildcats will have to do it without a pair of starters. The school .

  • NBAF construction to begin in May

    May will likely mark the start of building the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility, or NBAF. Congress on Tuesday passed a bill that included the remaining $300 million to complete the $1.25 billion animal disease research laboratory. Construction on the lab’s .

  • New floodplain map takes effect March 16

    If you live near a body of water, circle March 16 on your calendar. That’s when the area’s new floodplain maps officially take effect – and therefore it’s the date homeowners with mortgages in high-risk areas will need valid .

  • Where is it legal to drink in Manhattan?

    Q: Where can I drink in Manhattan? A: Everyone knows the answer to that: Aggieville. Kidding — sort of. Of course, there are lots of great bars in Manhattan, both in Aggieville and out. But you’re not asking about which .

  • Senator says budget move steals from KSU

    TOPEKA — A proposed budget for Kansas’ higher education system approved by a state Senate committee Thursday would shift money away from Kansas State University and the main University of Kansas campus to other schools. “It’s stealing from the pot .

  • KSU renames computer network iSIS to KSIS

    Kansas State University’s is renaming its electronic student information system to avoid using an acronym of a terrorist group. KSIS, or the K-State Student Information System, is the new official name for the university’s system that was previously .

  • Judge denies evidence requests, grants new trial date

    A judge on Thursday denied a defense attorney’s request to suppress evidence gathered during a search of his client’s cell phone. State prosecutors believe the text messages recovered from the phone could link the defendant to two area .

  • Soldier waives preliminary hearing in infant death case

    Prosecutors were ready to proceed with a preliminary hearing for a Fort Riley soldier charged with murder in the death of his infant daughter. However, when the judge entered the courtroom on Friday morning, the defense asked for a few .

  • Fake Patty’s Day is quite real

    If we were superstitious, we might worry about the fact that the moon will be full on Fake Patty’s Day. Instead, we’ll simply extend the hope, as we have for a number of years now, that the college .

  • Colonel talks African deployment at luncheon

    Africa is “a big damn continent.” That was the gist of the message from Col. Peter Minalga, as he spoke to a group of citizens at the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s monthly military relations luncheon on Wednesday at the .


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